January 3, 2011

It’s a White Christmas! Miley and Howie style

Boston Terriers in the Snow

On Christmas morning Miley and Howie woke up to more than presents under the Christmas tree… They also woke up to a white Christmas! It was quite a surprise to wake up in Alabama and find everything in sight completely covered in snow.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

At first they came sliding to a halt when they saw their completely transformed backyard…

Boston Terriers in the Snow

But it didn’t take long for the curiosity to set in.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

They took off running and tore through the snow in typical Boston Terrier-esque chaos!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

We managed to find Howie’s favorite tennis ball and gave it a toss…

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Keep your eye on the ball, Howie!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Whee! Here I come!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Making as little contact with the ground as possible, he bounced through the snow like a deranged Easter bunny.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

The snow was still coming down like crazy! Howie got distracted and tried to attack a few snowflakes.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Heh. This stuff is cold. And wet. But I don’t care!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Hey Momma. Get outta my way.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Wait! I think I see it!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

SHOOMP! Perhaps we should work on Howie’s aim.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Found it!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Next it was Miley’s turn.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

She takes more of a direct approach.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

And comes back successful!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Uh oh. Here comes Howie!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

CHOMP! Have you ever seen two meaner faces??

Boston Terriers in the Snow

He tries to steal..

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But Miley gives him the cold shoulder.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Uh oh. Howie makes contact..

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It’s slipping from Miley’s clenched grip!

Boston Terriers in the Snow

And he takes it! Miley’s left with a mouth full of snow.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

But not for long.

Revenge is a dish best served cold, Howie.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Oh, Miley. It may be more of a snowball now, but at least it’s yours.

Boston Terriers in the Snow

Good thing Santa already came or these two might’ve ended up on the naughty list.



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Susan January 3, 2011 at 4:11 am

Those pictures make my heart smile, soooooooooo cute

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Kristen January 3, 2011 at 4:21 am

I love your Boston babies! So adorable! If I was closer I’d ask for a playdate with your guys and my pug!

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Deanna January 3, 2011 at 4:36 am

Thank you Amanda – I always love to see what the monsters are up to!!!!

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Mia January 3, 2011 at 5:35 am

Haha :D I love the ones where they are caught flat out in the air!

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Jessica @ How Sweet January 3, 2011 at 5:38 am

They are so adorable!

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Jacque January 3, 2011 at 5:43 am

Those are AWESOME shots! I love to see what the doggies are up to! And you did a fabulous job with the play by play too! :) Looks like they had a blast! Hope y’all had a great holiday season!

Thanks for sharing!

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Feeding Fuss January 3, 2011 at 5:43 am

Shew. Makes me cold just looking at it! Awesome pictures!!

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KatieLovesWags January 3, 2011 at 6:10 am

Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous! Your photos have really captured what was obviously a fun (and freezing) moment. Happy New Year Kevin and Amanda and you beautiful Boston terrors!

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mommarocks January 3, 2011 at 6:13 am

Too cute. I love the play by play.

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Lynne January 3, 2011 at 6:33 am

I absolutely love your gorgeous puppies.
You are very blessed and so are they.
Happy New Year from Oz.
Kind Regards
Lynne Bilby

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Laura January 3, 2011 at 6:37 am

Wonderful pics. Wonderful subjects. Made me smile on my first morning back to first grade after two wonderful weeks of rest. Blessings:)

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Barbara January 3, 2011 at 6:45 am

Looks like those two were having GREAT fun and you and Kevin were having a blast watching them. A white Christmas in Alabama … a real treat! LOL

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Pat J January 3, 2011 at 6:59 am

Love the pictures! I’ve been waiting to see them since you said you got snow. Love the one showing the pink bottoms of Howie’s “feet”!

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Elizabeth Rhyneer January 3, 2011 at 7:06 am

Love the pictures, especially with the blue ball.

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Drew MacFadyen January 3, 2011 at 7:23 am

My wife reads your blog, makes a killer pork shoulder from a recipe of yours and I have had a good smile at some of your past photos of the dogs…but these were just great on a dreary Monday morning. Thanks for sharing and cheering me up.

Drew

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Jenni Roseland January 3, 2011 at 7:24 am

they are too cute and i love the cometary that put with the pictures! so funny!

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Jenni Roseland January 3, 2011 at 7:25 am

commentary…i meant to say commentary, and even then i don’t know if i am spelling it right?! sorry!

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Debi January 3, 2011 at 7:28 am

Those two pups are sure lucky to have such great parents!!! And you take such awesome pictures… What kind of camera do you use???
Thanks for the terrific website…love it.

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Amanda January 3, 2011 at 12:55 pm

I have the Canon 7D and used the 70-200mm 4.0L lens. Here are the settings I used:

TV mode
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Exposure control: +1
Focusing: Single point selection
Hi-Speed continuous shooting (8 fps)

Love this set-up for action shots! :)

Here’s a quick guide to getting this setup on your camera:

Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera

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Tracy @ HappyDaisyAZ January 3, 2011 at 7:56 am

Miley & Howie are adorable and as always your photos are fantastic – bright, colorful and crisp!

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Judy January 3, 2011 at 8:03 am

Priceless! :)

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Marit January 3, 2011 at 8:06 am

Great pics – put a big smile on my face! Happy New Year from cold and snowy Norway :)

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Shawna January 3, 2011 at 8:14 am

Too cute Amanda! Thanks for sharing!

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Jennifer January 3, 2011 at 8:20 am

That is super cute! I love yuor blog!

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Erin Roberts January 3, 2011 at 8:24 am

You have two of the cutest fur babies in the world. I, of course, have two of the cutest as well. My two Bostons are named Sophie and Java Beans. They are so like Miley and Howie it’s ridiculous! We had snow on Christmas morning and while Java enjoyed playing in it, Sophie decided to stay under her blankie. Thank you for sharing this blog with us! We love to see what the other Boston Terriers of the world are up to!!

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Erin Roberts January 3, 2011 at 5:20 pm

So after I posted this, we lost our sweet Java Beans today. She had a fun filled morning playing then all of a sudden passed. We think it was a heart attack or stroke. She was 13. She is now playing at rainbow bridge until she meets up with us again. :(

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Amanda January 3, 2011 at 8:35 pm

I’m so sorry about Java Beans, Erin. :( Give Sophie a hug for us.

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Beth Trestrail January 3, 2011 at 8:28 am

We’re cat people here, but the photos of your two dogs make me want to run right out and rescue two of my own. They look like such fun!

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Jenny Flake January 3, 2011 at 8:35 am

These pups make me smile everytime I see them! What great shots of your cutie pies! Love it!

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kathy larson rogers January 3, 2011 at 8:39 am

Too adorable! Those two are just too much! I have three precious fur babies and I’m really not sure who is smarter, me or them? Yesterday I was pretty sure it was them! I love your Bosties. Great pics, as always.

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Wendy January 3, 2011 at 8:40 am

What cuties they are! These are wonderful pictures. We have a two year old rat terrier named Fred who would love to play with Miley and Howie in the snow.

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Maria January 3, 2011 at 8:46 am

Great photos! Glad they had fun in the snow!

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Dawn Harris January 3, 2011 at 8:57 am

I have to admit – they are very cute, and they look like they are havin’ a blast. Good shots!!

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Anna Faustini January 3, 2011 at 9:15 am

Too cute! Thanks for sharing the pics…wish I could have been there. :)

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HeatherB January 3, 2011 at 9:19 am

Love the photos of the dogs in the snow. You got some wonderful action shots!

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carol carroll January 3, 2011 at 9:27 am

Loved the great picts. God did bless us greatly with our pets, huh???

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Sarah Nolan January 3, 2011 at 9:34 am

OMG, too cute! These pics always remind me of my two Bostons playing bitey-face ;)

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Dorothy K January 3, 2011 at 9:35 am

I love these pictures of Miley and Howie! what settings did you use on your camera to get these wonderful shots?

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SoxyLady January 3, 2011 at 9:41 am

I want to know too! What lens did you use? I have a horrid time trying to get action shots of my Boston.

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Amanda January 3, 2011 at 12:56 pm

I have the Canon 7D and used the 70-200mm 4.0L lens. Here are the settings I used:

TV mode
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Exposure control: +1
Focusing: Single point selection
Hi-Speed continuous shooting (8 fps)

Love this set-up for action shots! :)

Here’s a quick guide to getting this setup on your camera:

Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera

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SoxyLady January 4, 2011 at 7:51 am

Thanks so much, Amanda! Can’t wait to try this out :)

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Elaine January 3, 2011 at 10:00 am

Ah, soooo cute. We had snow late Christmas evening and our Bostons had a grand time too! You need to post this to woofboard!

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Kristina @ spabettie January 3, 2011 at 10:08 am

this is the cutest thing. you just totally made my day.

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Ann Daly January 3, 2011 at 10:14 am

This is just too precious! thanks for sharing.

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Becky H January 3, 2011 at 10:21 am

Wow! I love the stories you tell of your Boston Terriers. We have had three and our newest one Izzy turned 1 on Dec. 31. She is mostly white so when we came home to Va. Beach and had 14 inches of snow on Dec. 26th. she got lost in it. We also have a white boxer and they both had great fun in the snow that we rarely see her in Va. Beach. Thanks for sharing.

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Dawn January 3, 2011 at 10:28 am

Those doggie pictures are precious. Great photography too! :)

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Missy January 3, 2011 at 10:47 am

I enjoyed every second of this post. It was hilarious! Great pictures too!

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Kelly S. January 3, 2011 at 10:48 am

Those photos are amazing (as always!) I love M&H and they look so cute in the snow!

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Jen @ The Decor Scene January 3, 2011 at 11:02 am

What awesome pics of the pups. If you scroll down quickly it’s almost like one of those flip picture books that tells a story. Thanks for sharing and great photography.

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GinaE January 3, 2011 at 11:02 am

Thanks for sharing these great photos….so fun! I’m so jealous you got a white Christmas. We have had a rather warm winter in TX this year (Boo). What a lovely surprise to wake up to!

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rachel in Cali. January 3, 2011 at 11:14 am

Oh my gosh… picture #7… those little paws running away! So dang cute!!

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Kassie January 3, 2011 at 11:39 am

I just found your blog, and it sure made me smile! My grandmother used to breed Bostons, and I grew up with them. I got one for myself when I “grew up”, but she suddenly died last year at the age of 2. Did you get yours from a breeder? They are gorgeous!

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Amy Chambers January 3, 2011 at 11:41 am

Oh, my goodness!!! These pics were just what I needed this morning!! I just love seeing what Miley and Howie are up to, and I love seeing the pictures of them. As always, I’m impressed by your photography skills!!! And how fun to have a white Christmas! Thank you so much for sharing!!!

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Rosemary January 3, 2011 at 11:47 am

I just recently found your blog – and I love your photography…..

What an adorable set of pictures these are! Thanks so much for sharing.

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Becca January 3, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Love the photos!
Amazing shots!
The one of Howie airborn should be submitted somewhere to win first place!

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Jessica January 3, 2011 at 12:14 pm

love the doggies.. thanks for sharing

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Gloria January 3, 2011 at 12:17 pm

I love these photos. Please share with us the kind of camera you use.
I just found your blog and I love these little guys already.
Happy New Year!
Gloria
Florida

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Amanda January 3, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Hi Gloria! I have the Canon 7D and used the 70-200mm 4.0L lens. Love this set-up for action shots! :)

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edyB January 3, 2011 at 12:27 pm

Love these photos ~ made me smile!

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BECKY January 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm

OMG this is a hoot. I am soooo glad you captured them in “Snow” motion.LOL. You are wonderful with the camera. So talented. Miley and Howie crack me up. They are having soooo much fun. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pics. I will look back on them again when I need a laugh or 2. Becky

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Jenny January 3, 2011 at 2:43 pm

I love these pictures. We had our two dogs, Rocky and Pudgy for 9-12 years. They played just like your pups. I especially like the one where one of the dogs is playing by trying to bite the other. That is exactly how our dogs would play. I can almost hear it now!
Sadly, Rocky died in the Spring of 2009 and Pudgy just died this past October. It was a difficult time saying goodbye to them.
Thanks for sharing the adventures of Miley and Howie. (Love their names too!)

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marla {family fresh cooking} January 3, 2011 at 3:17 pm

Amanda, your pups are having waaayyyyy too much fun out there in the snow. Had I been there with them I would have been making snow angels :) XXOO

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Meg January 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm

I always adore those pictures of your doggies! Soo adorable and sooo funny!

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Lara L Hanson January 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm

Adorable pictures of the Bostons in the snow. What kind of camera do you have? It captures movement well and that is what I need since I take so many dog pictures myself and they are always on the go. Now when I take pictures of them by the time my camera flashes the dogs are gone. Just wondered.

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Sydney January 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Hehehe. I always love your commentaries & pictures of your cute puppies! Thanks for sharing! LOVE your site! Happy New Year!!

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Joy January 3, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Awww very cute!

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Rachel S January 3, 2011 at 5:21 pm

They looked like they were having a blast!! What a fun Christmas treat for them!

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Sue January 3, 2011 at 6:12 pm

Great pics! Looks like they’re having a ball, no pun intended:) Happy New Year!

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kjpugs January 3, 2011 at 6:20 pm

OMG. Love. I die. The biteyface is the cutest thing ever.

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Diane January 3, 2011 at 7:32 pm

I just love these pics!!! Especially the ones where it looks like they are flying through the air!!! Great job!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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Jessica Jensen January 3, 2011 at 8:04 pm

TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE!

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Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking January 3, 2011 at 8:06 pm

Wow these pictures are awesome! Your dogs are so pretty and they look like they have lots of energy!

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Wren Manners January 3, 2011 at 8:29 pm

ok – i have been following your blog for awhile – not only are we Auburn graduates but also have a deep love for Boston terriers!

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Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy. January 3, 2011 at 10:24 pm

These pictures are great action shots! Looks like the dogs had a blast in the snow!

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Brandy January 3, 2011 at 11:04 pm

Those are great!! Thanks for sharing!!

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Cheri January 3, 2011 at 11:27 pm

Loved to see Miley and Howie – Such a beautiful White Christmas – Your pics are divine!

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Sara E January 4, 2011 at 2:15 am

hey Amanda..
Please stop by my blog… I have an award for you :)
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Andie January 4, 2011 at 10:02 am

Those pups are fearless! So cute!

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Tricia Richner January 4, 2011 at 10:33 am

Just had to take a minute to comment on the entertaining dog post. I’m a dog lover myself and so I really appreciated the extended time and space dedicated to the dogs’ playtime. How fun.

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Heidi Pope January 4, 2011 at 10:59 am

Love love love it. I’m so glad to see someone appreciates Boston’s as much as me. :)

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Jennifer January 4, 2011 at 11:06 am

I am going to have to learn to take photos like this of my pups! your “kids” are so cute and playful!
Thanks for showing all of these, I loved them!

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Toni January 4, 2011 at 11:56 am

OM! You know I love love love your doggies! But they are especially cute in the snow :) I wish mine would like the snow :(

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kris January 4, 2011 at 4:56 pm

HAHAHAA These pups brought such a smile to my face! Happy New Year!!!

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Joan Pratt January 4, 2011 at 6:18 pm

I just happened upon your site today. I have a Boston Terrier I love more than life! We live in Michigan & have plenty of snow for Jazz to play in. What a treat for you & your dogs to have a white Christmas. I will be stalking your site from now on.

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Nancy Hunter January 4, 2011 at 9:27 pm

Now those dogs KNOW how to have fun!!! Love all the pics!
XO Nancy

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Jenn from the Mustard Seed Blog January 4, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Those photos + your commentary = hilarious!!!

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heather January 5, 2011 at 12:50 am

You have two great little Boston’s there! I bet they are a bunch of fun!

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JERE HOWARD January 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Your puppies are so precious,but I really like the photography. Are you laying on the ground? thanks for sharing……

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Stefanee D January 5, 2011 at 3:51 pm

These two are so cute, I love the commentary with the pictures! We have a Jack Russell and have been wanting to get him a friend for so long but haven’t found the right one yet.

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Kara Schmahl January 6, 2011 at 7:12 am

Love these action shots of your precious pups! Such a great post. Happy New Year!

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Shelley @ Green Eggs & Hamlet January 6, 2011 at 11:49 am

Oh, I just LOVE the Miley and Howie posts! I’m so jealous of your white Christmas. I live in Denver, CO and it was about 50 degrees on Christmas and NO SNOW! Such a disappointment.

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Jane and Liza, the clairvoyant BT January 6, 2011 at 12:15 pm

I was anxiously awaiting your post of Xmas from the BT’s point of view after seeing your other snow pics. You take wonderful pictures full of action and amazing shots.

Wishing your family a very Happy and Healthy New Year!!!!
Jane and Liza

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Leslie January 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm

I needed this today :) so, thank you. xoxo

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Renee January 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm

That was fun!

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Candy January 6, 2011 at 9:21 pm

I just love these pix Miley and Howie are so adorable. Great commentary also I was laughing, and ‘awwww’ing the whole time. And of course I subbed. Yayyy!!!

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Yarnista January 6, 2011 at 10:06 pm

What amazing pictures!

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ImAprilE January 6, 2011 at 11:11 pm

The more I see the pictures you take, the more I want to buy a SLR of my own! And, who needs a formal photography course when I have all your tutorials right here! ;) Thanks for sharing such adorable photos!

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Diana January 7, 2011 at 6:48 pm

I love these. my boston has been in doggie heaven for a year and a half. these pictures make me smile and think of my jagger :)

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Kel January 7, 2011 at 7:34 pm

Hahaaa, I loved the ones of Howie bouncing around!! Adorable doggies :)

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victoria January 7, 2011 at 8:10 pm

YOU HAVE TO ENTER YOUR PIX ON PIONEER WOMANS SITE IN THE PHOTO SECTION…#7, 12 & 15 ARE FANTASTIC :)

SHE RUNS CONTESTS ALL THE TIME AND I JUST THINK THESE ARE GREAT :)

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Sarah January 7, 2011 at 8:38 pm

I love these pictures! Awesomeness!!!

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Mimi January 11, 2011 at 7:33 pm

Adorable! Especially the photos where it’s all snow and part puppy! What is it about dogs in snow and their abundant joy that is so endearing – and just plain fun to watch!!! Thanks for sharing these precious photos.

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Dena Kolsky January 14, 2011 at 7:23 am

Okay, I have to admit it, I woke my husband
up because I started laughing. Any person/family
that has more than one dog in the house, knows
exactly what your pictures show and the comments
were perfect. It was just too funny! Thank you
that made my day.

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Fuji Mama February 2, 2011 at 11:30 am

Could they be any cuter? GORGEOUS pictures!

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Tracy February 2, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Haha, what cuties! Lovely photos too!

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Cookin' Canuck February 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Now if only adults (humans, I mean) could remember how to have that much fun in the snow!

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Michelle @ Brown Eyed Baker February 3, 2011 at 10:03 pm

All of these photos are fabulous! Love the contrast of the black fur with the snow, and they look like they’re having so much fun!

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